KB5037768 for Windows 10 21H2 and 22H2

KB5037768 is the cumulative update for Windows 10 versions 21H2 and 22H2. It was released on 14 May 2024 under the ‘Patch Tuesday’ program.

  • KB5037768 supersedes KB5036892. It also contains all changes that were part of KB5036979.
  • KB5037768 for Windows 10 version 21H2 corresponds to build 19044.4412.
  • KB5037768 for Windows 10 version 22H2 corresponds to build 19045.4412.
  • Servicing Stack Update 19044.4351 corresponds to KB5037768 for Windows 10 version 21H2. It is included in KB5037768.
  • Servicing Stack Update 19045.4351 corresponds to KB5037768 for Windows 10 version 22H2. It is included in KB5037768.
  • KB5037768 is available separately for Windows 10 x86, ARM64 and x64 deployments.
  • KB5037768 can be installed automatically using Windows Update, WSUS, or Windows Update for Business.
  • For manual installations, you can download the offline installer files for KB5037768.
  • x86 deployments of Windows 10 version 21H2 are affected by 41 security vulnerabilities.
  • ARM64 deployments of Windows 10 version 21H2 are affected by 40 security vulnerabilities.
  • x64 deployments of Windows 10 version 21H2 are affected by 43 security vulnerabilities.
  • x86 deployments of Windows 10 version 22H2 are affected by 41 security vulnerabilities.
  • ARM64 deployments of Windows 10 version 22H2 are affected by 40 security vulnerabilities.
  • x64 deployments of Windows 10 version 22H2 are affected by 43 security vulnerabilities.
  • None of the disclosed vulnerabilities for Windows 10 version 21H2 and 22H2 are of ‘CRITICAL’ severity levels.

Manual installation of KB5037768 is a simple process. You can download the offline installer file from the Microsoft Catalog. You need to ensure that the correct installer file for Windows 10 versions 21H2 or 22H2 are downloaded.

The Servicing Stack Update is part of the main cumulative update. Therefore, installation of the SSU happens automatically as part of the update installation.

KB5037768 for Windows 10 21H2 and 22H2 resolves the VPN issue that resulted after installation of the KB5036892. This update addresses a known issue that might cause your VPN connection to fail.

The following issues have been reported by some users after deployment of the KB5037768 cumulative update on Windows 10 21H2 and 22H2 versions:

  • Windows devices using more than one (1) monitor might experience issues with desktop icons moving unexpectedly between monitors or other icon alignment issues when attempting to use Copilot in Windows (in preview).
  • Copilot in Windows (in preview) is not currently supported when your taskbar is located vertically on the right or left of your screen.
  • After installing this update, you might be unable to change your user account profile picture. You may get an error with error code 0x80070520.
  • For enterprise environments, the issue may affect downloads of updates. After you install KB5034203 (dated 01/23/2024) or later updates, some Windows devices that use the DHCP Option 235 to discover Microsoft Connected Cache (MCC) nodes in their network might be unable to use those nodes.

Microsoft if working on providing a resolution for all these 4 issues reported after installation of KB5037768.

The following changes are part of the KB5037768 cumulative update for Windows 10 versions 21H2 and 22H2

  • This update addresses an issue that might affect domain controllers (DC). NTLM authentication traffic might increase.
  • This update addresses an issue that might affect Virtual Secure Mode (VSM) scenarios. They might fail. These scenarios include VPN, Windows Hello, Credential Guard, and Key Guard.
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